June 4, 2012
Maybe the hope of the world lies in the union of Christianity and Cuba so that a Christian Communism would arise. Let them admit that human nature and make up seems to be such that a communism will not work among atheists, and the only hope for a communism on this earth is by means of a universal Christian commune, and where team work is stressed, a la Mr. Lin. Maybe Cuba is the hope of the world and not China. Maybe Cuba will show us the way, by becoming Christian, but only as Free Christians, and not as Roman Catholic. That would be absurd. Let Cuba become the first Free Christian Commune in the world and I’ll bet they could make it happen. I think those guys could do it. Maybe the hope of the world comes in the communalist nations of South America which could pull off the proclamation of the Free Christian, no external subordinates but total equality, by virtue of the Edict of Liberation of the Council of Jerusalem.
They would embody Kant’s Moral (universal) Church. They could represent this Church as a fact in the world. The Free Christian Commune. The Jewish Christians tried it an failed (maybe due to the annihilation of Jerusalem in 70 AD). The Cubans then could look at each other as brothers and sisters now in Christ, and with the love and concern that he had for all people whatsoever and that all people have for their own family.
Then we could have a real contest: Free Christian Communist Cuba versus the Free Capitalist Secular America.
Upon further reflection, I would advise the Cubans to become Free Methodist in order to get the Wesleyan rationality and fervor and expectation.
And so they would organize a Free Wesleyan Commune as the state of Cuba, and would never give up on their fellow Cubans, but always look for and work for redemption, and count all as beloved brothers and sisters of a Heavenly Father who wants to spread this joy through out the world.
Sudden idea. Suppose America became Mormon. That would be quite a game to watch. A Free Christian Commune of Cuba versus a Mormon Free-Market Commune of America.
And this is what Free Christianity could bring to Cuba: a promotion of the delight of of giving for others, of helping others, of doing things together as a team, like the Band of Jesus. The Cubans could have fun with this. Here the spontaneity of the spirit could be taught and there would be no need for secrets, for they would be brothers and sisters in Christ and working together as a single family.
The South Koreans might do well with the secular society and reaching out to all, playing with markets, in fashioning and operating and compassionate Market Christian.
Then the game would be market versus commune, or competition versus cooperation, and both based upon Christian principles, one for identity in all things, and one for distinctions in rank and importance (the South Korean or the American Christianity) and presumably for added zeal in production.
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